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What caused imperialism?


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2009-09-02 18:19:15
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Like most things, money, power and greed


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The Spanish American war was caused by the desire of the US to expand, which is imperialism.

imperialism caused widespread racial discrimination and income gaps as the rich get richer.

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the cause was a fear of athenian imperialism

Imperialism was actually caused by revolutions such as the Industrial Revolutions. This revolution brought new inventions of technology and also power.

Imperialism caused many feuds between European nations. In fact, it was a major cause of both World Wars.

Resentment of Spain's imperialism

Other way around. Imperialism caused World War I because of empires that streched their boundaries and the colonies in every corner of the globe that joined the war effort made it a World War.

Imperialism caused many countries to loose some of their culture as they were forced to adopt to western ways. Such as industrializing and converting.

The Age of Imperialism caused a Western-educated African elite to emerge.

the causes of new imperialism was the new imperialism was caused by stuff like things going bank rupt and you know forth know go on

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Imperialism causes the stronger countries to grow and become nations or even empires. There are many examples throughout European history of nations enveloping weaker countries and increasing their own wealth and power to form strong nation-states and even empires. Through imperialism one culture is invading another culture and most of the time the European colonialists are not thinking about the effects this invasion might have on the natives of that land. Problems caused by imperialism have prevailed to this day. Imperialism caused a breakdown of the previous cultures and lifestyles that the natives had followed. The European imperialism caused many of the now prevalent ethnic rivalries that can be found in northern India, parts of Asia, and parts of Africa.

Imperialism caused many new nations to emerge from tribal Africa. Several tribes were brought together to form nations where none existed before.

Nationalism and imperialism directly caused WW1 as nations sought to protect their interests. The war was sparked off by the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914.

It caused tensions between countries (further enhancing the conflict between Germany and Britain) and it ignited the flame that then caused militarism, nationalism, and alliances.

Imperialism has caused large areas of forest to be completely destroyed. The trees were cut down gradually through the centuries to make room for crops and other agricultural endeavors.

The period 1750 - 1914 was characterized by growing European imperialism. The Industrial Revolution during this period caused a demographic transition.

Arbitrarily formed boundaries caused wars between rival tribes

Arbitrarily formed boundaries caused wars between rival tribes.

Industrial revolution caused over population of cities ,caused slums to form due to low wages and poverty of the working class and also caused unemployment of many with every new invention .the Industrial revolution caused capitalism, accumulation of wealth in the possession of few while others lead a life of poverty. also lead to imperialism and wars due to imperialism within and against countries of Europe.

Lenin argued that people should not speak of imperialism as a policy because the use of the term would imply that imperialism was something that gave capitalism a choice. Thus there was no science to it at all. Lenin argued that imperialism was a natural development that Marx had simply overlooked.

Pro-imperialism is any movement that is for imperialism. Imperialism is a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.

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